Provided by: pcp_4.3.1-1_amd64
pmlock - simple file-based mutex
$PCP_BINADM_DIR/pmlock [ -v ] file
pmlock attempts to acquire an exclusive lock by creating file with a mode of 0. The exit status is 0 for success, 1 for failure. To release the lock, unlink file. In the event of a failure, the -v option produces an explanatory message on stdout.